How to distribute cover songs – do I need a license?

What counts as a cover song? What music is in the public domain? Do I need a mechanical license? Where can I obtain a license? How do I format my metadata for distribution? You’ll need to…

How to Obtain a Compulsory Mechanical License

Harry Fox Agency is the easiest way to obtain a mechanical license for releasing a cover song in the USA (and other countries). Harry Fox Agency issues compulsory licenses and collects and distribute royalties on…

How to easily license your cover songs for online stores and streaming

Licensing cover songs works differently to remixes or samples and can seem complicated, but is easy once you know what you need to do. The most important thing to remember when distributing your cover of…